Science Blog - Satellites
Here you can browse through all satellite related articles
Ready to launch this weekend: Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
The satellite is scheduled for launch on 21 November 2020.
Branching out into the world of strategy and international relations at EUMETSAT
Rachel, an astrophysics student currently in her third year of university, interned with us over the last few months.
Smoke from exceptional California wildfires reaches Europe
Satellite observations monitor the transport of emissions.
Monitoring the ocean and fisheries using Earth observation data
In our Day to Day series of podcasts, we discuss how Earth observation data benefits our lives in different ways.
Insight into Jasmin Vural’s life as a fellow
Jasmin Vural shares her fellowship experience with us and gives us a peek into her role.
Mission control engineering at EUMETSAT
A challenging yet enjoyable role, Elena started out as a junior engineer within our Early Career Employment Program and has since then continued along a steady learning curve.
Metop operations - working as a Spacecraft Engineer at EUMETSAT
Richard is a Spacecraft Operations Engineer on the polar-orbiting Metop satellites.
Looking back over a year of weather
This visualisation rounds up a whole year in one 20-minute video and illustrates how some of the more severe events that took place last year looked from space. You can clearly see the storm formation and activity.
When an umbrella is not enough - discussing severe storms
If you’ve ever wondered what constitutes as a severe storm, who the people responsible for monitoring them are and why satellite data is so important we’re sure you’ll enjoy our chat with Tomáš!
Taking care of a satellite - what does it involve
Ed Trollope is one of the Spacecraft Operations Engineers at EUMETSAT and has been looking after our satellites for around six years.
Arctic sea ice minimum 2019 – how did it fare this year
Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has been melting faster in recent years due to a rise in global temperatures, which has implications for the rest of the planet and is a driver of climate change. Kenneth Holmlund, Chief Scientist at EUMETSAT explains.